When your name is basically synonymous with “genius”, chances are there are going to be a lot of quotes attributed to you that you didn’t actually say. Albert Einstein knew this, which is why he was once quoted as saying, “I never said half the crap people said I did on the internet.”
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Before you get all up in arms, that was a joke. The point is, people often attach a quote to a name in hopes of giving it credibility. Unfortunately, that takes away from the impact of what someone like Einstein ACTUALLY said. So, in an attempt to clear his good name, here are 10 ACTUAL Einstein quotes that really show how brilliant of a man he really was.
1. “Religion and science go together. As I’ve said before, science without religion is lame and religion without science is blind. They are interdependent and have a common goal—the search for truth.”
(from a 1948 interview)